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1 bunch asparagus

some prosciutto

shiso leaves (1 per asparagus stalk)

white pepper

optional: lemon juice or white balsamic vinegar
1) trim asparagus to 3-4″ length (tips only; save the rest for soup or something)
2) Steam, but leave a bit of crunch; allow to cool. Alternatively, blanch very quickly in hot boiling water that has been aggressively salted; shock in an ice bath.
3) wrap in a piece of prosciutto, allowing tip to poke out
4) season with ground white pepper
5) wrap in a shiso leaf

5a) optionally sprinkle with lemon juice or balsamic vinegar
6) consume them all before any of those bastards gets their dirty paws on MY FOOD DAMMIT MINE

Should probably have said: recipe stolen from the incomparable Jayne at Jayne’s Gourmet.

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